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Insanely Great: The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that Changed Everything
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 and represented by SterlingLordLit. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
The creation of the Mac in 1984 catapulted America into the digital millennium, captured a fanatic cult audience, and transformed the computer industry into an unprecedented mix of technology, economics, and show business. Now veteran technology writer and Newsweek senior editor Steven Levy zooms in on the great machine and the fortunes of the unique company responsible for its evolution.
Architects of Tomorrow, Volume 2
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Series: Architects of Tomorrow. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Web / general
For nearly 10 years, William Van Winkle has interviewed some of the most influential innovators, scientists, entrepreneurs, and luminaries behind today's technologies. In “Architects of Tomorrow, Volume 2,” you'll get inside the minds of Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, Pandora's Tim Westergren, the father of virtual reality, the world's first cyborg, and many more. Prepare to be amazed!
Reanimation of computer programs
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer literacy
This book is about making past programmers software available. To use these past efforts a computer program had to be developed. This program is referred to as BASTRAN: BASic TRANsformer. Attention is paid to the history of the programming language "BASIC". Different versions are discussed, also those used on a desktop computer to develop applications for hand-held devices.
100 PC Moments
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Series: PC Pioneer series, PC Pioneers Lite. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: British English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
A 'Lite' version of 'The PC Pioneers' that selects those moments that advanced the development of PCs and the Net. Particularly looking at the 400 innovative individuals, dynamic duos and creative clusters that advanced the art and science of these systems and solutions.
Multiflow Computer: A Start-up Odyssey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This story of a computer start-up is centered on Josh Fisher's creation of VLIW architecture and his dream of revolutionizing scientific computing-and his family's living with the excitement as the company emerges as a rising star, then crashes. It is also the story of the group of young scientists who built the computer with joy and esprit de corps-a remarkable adventure for everyone involved.
Diary Of An 80s Computer Geek
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
If you were a young adult or child in the 80s and remember the joy of receiving your first computer then you will appreciate this book, which is intended as celebration of all the computer technology that made the 80s a wonderful, pioneering period. It follows the journey of a teenaged computer geek who experienced and enjoyed every ground breaking moment including publishing his own software.